LANCASTER NATIONAL SPEEDWAY PLAYS PIVOTAL ROLE
IN DECIDING SERIES CROWN
Queen City Clash First of Four Events to be Held at
Western New York Speedplant
Ferris Mowers Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series fueled by
Sunoco makes stop one of four this Saturday (May 21) at Lancaster
National Speedway for the running of the Queen City Clash “75”. The
half-mile will play a pivotal role in determining the outcome of the
2016 Series Championship as the only track with four dates on the
Chuck Hossfeld of Ransomville, N.Y., who is a veteran and past
champion with the Race of Champions Series, started his career and
developed his craft at Lancaster National Speedway.
“It’s a demanding place, that is very fun to drive,” explained
Hossfeld. “You definitely have to manage yourself and your equipment
to be successful at Lancaster and with four races there, it’s
critical that we roll out of the box strong. Good finishes at
Lancaster are a must if you want to have a chance at the
Bryan Sherwood of Owego, N.Y., comes to Lancaster fourth in points
after a fourth place finish at Oswego. Sherwood knows that another
solid performance will help build on the positive start he and his
team have had to the season.
“We have been consistent and we are very happy with our first two
races,” stated Sherwood. “We’ve been building a new car that we
haven’t finished yet, so we’ve been running my Dad’s (Lee Sherwood)
old car and it has served us very well. It handles and drives well.
I know that with a little luck and patience we can have another good
finish at Lancaster and keep the momentum going. I’m looking forward
to Saturday, it’s going to be an exciting night.”
Pit gates open at 2:00 pm with the front gates opening at 3:30 pm.
Racing begins at 5:30 pm. For more information you can visit the
Lancaster National Speedway website at
http://speedway.lancasternationalspeedway.com or the Race of
Champions website at
where the Competition Format for the event is posted.
May 16, 2016